About the Authors

Assaf Anyamba, Jennifer L. Small, Kathrine M. Collins, Compton J. Tucker, Edwin W. Pak, Jorge E. Pinzon
Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, United States of America

Kenneth J. Linthicum, Seth C. Britch
USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural, & Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

James Ronald Eastman
Clark Labs, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Kevin L. Russell
Division of GEIS Operations, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

assaf.anyamba@nasa.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AA KJL. Performed the experiments: AA KJL JLS KMC EWP. Analyzed the data: AA KJL JLS KMC EWP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AA JLS KMC KJL CJT JRE JEP KLR. Wrote the paper: AA KJL JLS KMC CJT SCB JRE JEP KLR. Contributed to data processing and graphic design: EWP JLS KMC AA.